All exterior surfaces (including but not limited to, doors, door and window frames, cornices, porches, trims, balconies, decks, and fences) shall be maintained in good condition. Exterior wood surfaces, other than decay-resistant wood, shall be protected from the elements and decay by painting or other protective covering or treatment. Peeling, flaking and chipped paint shall be eliminated, and surfaces repainted. All siding and masonry joints, as well as those between building envelope and the perimeter of windows, doors, and skylights, shall be maintained weather resistant and watertight. All metal surfaces shall be coated to inhibit rust or corrosion, and all surfaces with rust or corrosion shall be stabilized and coated to inhibit further rust and corrosion. Oxidation stains shall be removed from exterior surfaces. Surfaces designed for stabilization by oxidation are exempt from this requirement.
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